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Where Do You Apply Vagisil
If I have anal yeast infection do I need to apply the antifungal cream internally or just apply it to the skin outside?
Fungal Proctitis occurs in Immunocompromised patients, Fungi like Candida albicans are normal inhabitants of the colonic and anorectal mucosa so most of the time they do not attack the rectal mucosa!
I immunocompromised patients they may invade it in which case best to treat them with oral antifungal agents like Fluconazole tablets!
If the infection is on the outside topical lotrimin cream is ok ...Read more
Site of infection: This is an antifungal given for infection of the skin, nails and vagina. It should be applied to whichever of these sites is infected, lightly, several times per day after cleaning and drying. ...Read more
Neosporin: is not a good choice because of the allergic response that can develop with topical use. ...Read more
Lots!: Put on sunscreen about 20 minutes before heading into the sun. Then reapply every 2 hours (more often if you get sweaty or wet). Make sure you use a broad spectrum sunscreen that protects against both uva and uvb rays. Also- remember your hat and sunglasses! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctors can you tell me why do you need to apply sunscreen 20-30 minutes before you go into the sun?
Absorption: Its best to apply the produce between 20-60 min before going out to allow for penetration into the skin. The skin does absorb medication as well as products ...Read more
Do you apply clindamycin phosphate gel USP 1% after washing your face or do you apply benzoyl peroxide befor that one or do you mix them?
Either way: Doesn't matter too much. You could either mix the two of them together in your hand and then apply them, or apply one and then the other. Whichever you prefer. ...Read more
See Allergy: Local anesthetic allergy is very rare, some argue that it does not even exist. If there is a concern about a reaction to a local anesthetic agent see and allergist. They will review your history, perform a physical and if needed they can skin test to the local anesthetic if needed. Based upon those results decision can be made about if one is allergic and how to proceed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Use EpiPEN, (epinephrine) go to ER: You may have no problem with this, but if you have an allergy or you think you do, my advice is to get to an er asap. They will give you Epinephrine so you don't go into anaphylactic shock, which can close your airway and kill you. After this episode is over, you might want to see your doctor and get an epipen, (epinephrine) which is a shot of Epinephrine you can give yourself quick if this happens again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Follow instructions: Recommend following the packaging instructions which is usually no more than 3-4 times a day. If you are still having irritation I would recommend follow up with a gynecologist. There are conditions that Vagisil won't treat. Make sure you are using the right product. ...Read more
Hello, I am a male and I have a yeast infection. Do you believe Cortizone 10 is OK to apply on it? Or Vagisil?
I am 35 weeks along and am having bad itching and irritation and have vagisil max strength cream on hand and would like to know it I can apply. safe?
Not inside: It means you dont put it all the way inside. ...Read more
Feminine wipes: Many feminine wipes contain ingredients such as fragrances or preservatives that can irritate delicate tissues in the vulvar area and can cause a contact dermatitis. Best way to take care of the area is to wash with a mild, fragrance-free soap or cleansing bar, avoid using washcloths or sponges (just use hands) and use a fragrance-free dye-free detergent when washing your clothes and underwear. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, vagisil is a safe product to use. I would use at most 2 times a week. A lot of women are using products unnecessarily. If your vagina actually smells, then you should consider being evaluated for a bacterial infection. Vagina is like a self-cleaning oven, it actually doesn't need any products to keep it fresh and clean! your diet, exercise, sleep are more important for vaginal health! ...Read more
I have an odor down there that wont go away no matter what i do. I've tried cleansing washes and vagisil but nothing helps. What do I do?
See a gynecologist: There are several causes of vaginal infections that can produce a malodorous discharge. Somebody needs to get a full history, including your sexual experiences, and examine you and the discharge to make a diagnosis and recommend treatment. Try women's health assoc in corbin or cathleen suto in williamsburg. Good luck. ...Read more
I've been tested and done everything you can think of, I still have discomfort down there. Nobody seems to know. I've literally just relied on vagisil?
Vulvodynia?: There is a condition called idiopathic vulvodynia. (The name doesn't really say much: it's Latin for vulvar pain of unknown cause.) If you have genital burning or pain and all exams and tests show for sure no yeast, herpes, STDs, or other explantion, you may have it. Discuss with your doctor, or ask for referral to a doctor familiar with it. Usually effective treatment can be found. Good luck! ...Read more
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